Therapeutic Specialist, HIV - Oakland

Location
Foster City
Salary
See job description.
Posted
September 12 2021
Ref
R0022103
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type
Pharma
Job Type
Staff Scientist


Therapeutic Specialist, HIV - Oakland
United States - California - Oakland

Gilead Sciences, Inc. is a research-based bio-pharmaceutical company that discovers, develops and commercializes innovative medicines in areas of unmet medical need. With each new discovery and investigational drug candidate, we seek to improve the care of patients living with life-threatening diseases around the world. Gileads therapeutic areas of focus include HIV/AIDS, liver diseases, cancer and inflammation, and serious respiratory and cardiovascular conditions.

Making an impact on a global scale
Inclusion is one of the companys five core values. Thats because we know that we are stronger and more innovative at Gilead when we are informed by a diverse set of backgrounds, experiences and points of view. Gilead Sciences is a biopharmaceutical company that discovers, develops and commercializes innovative therapeutics in areas of unmet medical need. The company's mission is to advance the care of patients suffering from life-threatening diseases worldwide.

When you join Gilead, you join our mission to change the world by enabling people to live healthier and more fulfilling lives. Come join a mission-driven bio-pharmaceutical organization that values inclusion and diversity, has a strong portfolio of products, and is constantly #CreatingPossible

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Gilead Sciences, Inc. is a biopharmaceutical company that has pursued and achieved breakthroughs in medicine for more than three decades, with the goal of creating a healthier world for all people. The company is committed to advancing innovative medicines to prevent and treat life-threatening diseases, including HIV, viral hepatitis and cancer. Gilead operates in more than 35 countries worldwide, with headquarters in Foster City, California.

For over 30 years, Gilead has been a leading innovator in treating and preventing HIV, but this expertise is just a foundation for our ambitions. As we continue to expand our scope into new disease states and new markets, we are investing in our global commercial capabilities. This position will hone a comprehensive understanding of Gilead and competitor products in their therapeutic area, and an in-depth knowledge of the complexities associated with the disease state.

This is a Therapeutic Specialist role in the HIV division. The territory is Oakland and the geography consists of the following counties: Alameda, Contra Costa, Merced, Madera, Fresno, Tulare and Kings County in addition to the Hawaiian Islands.

There are approximately 5 overnights every two months.

The Therapeutic Specialist - Oakland primary responsibilities are:
  • Representing Gilead's products and services to a defined customer base, generating and growing sales and consistently achieving or exceeding sales targets within a specific geographic area. The Therapeutic Specialist will be responsible for developing an understanding of the issues and opportunities unique to their respective geography
  • Actively promotes the appropriate use of Gilead products to healthcare professionals in accordance with Corporate, PhRMA and OIG guidelines. Demonstrates leadership among peers by consistent application and modeling of the appropriate compliance, behavior and conduct. Strict compliance with all regulatory agencies, state, and federal law is required.
  • Develops and aggressively implements a territory business plan to meet customer needs and achieve goals. With guidance, initiates systems to monitor sales progress and action plans. Prepares territory budget plans for customer contacts, unrestricted educational grants, speaker events and other miscellaneous external expenditures.
  • Works cooperatively with Medical Scientists, National Account Managers, Therapeutic Center Specialists, Marketing and other internal Gilead team members on various cross-functional projects related to specific accounts or physicians. May work in collaboration with outside partner companies to co-promote products or services.
  • Assists in the identification and resolution of issues and opportunities, and communicates proactively to marketing and sales management. Reports adverse events to Gilead's Drug Safety and Public Health department and other internal departments as appropriate per required guidelines.
  • Performs all administrative functions required of the position, including reporting call activity and customer information into the appropriate call reporting system in a timely manner, submitting expenses, etc.
  • Adheres to company policies, procedures and business ethics and demonstrates Gilead's company values of Teamwork, Excellence, Accountability and Integrity.
Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor\'s Degree and Five Years' Experience
  • Masters\' Degree and Three Years' Experience
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Minimum 5 years Infectious Disease and/or Specialty sales experience
  • Previous product launch experience in a highly competitive environment
  • Established relationships with physicians in territory
  • Proven and consistent track record of meeting/exceeding sales objectives, preferably in specialty markets.
  • Must set high goals and standards of performance and be self-motivated and able to work with a general level of autonomy.
  • Aptitude for rapid learning and retention of technical and scientific product related information.

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